Lentil, Arborio and Kale Soup with Preserved Lemon

  A pictorial recipe….If you have made preserved lemons, and are looking for ways to use them up, here is one.  Be sure to NOT salt the soup, as the preserved lemons should have enough salt to season the whole … Continue reading

Winter Greens and Rice Gratin

Serves 10 to 12.  Freezes well, and easily halved. This is a great winter dish as greens are in abundance in backyard gardens, farmer’s markets, and in the grocery market.  Obviously, this is the time which they taste the best, too. … Continue reading

Tomato Lentil Soup with Italian Rice and Spinach

Love, love lentils!  Here is a luscious lentil soup that is filling and satisfying.  A few slices of bacon (optional) adds a smokey flavor.  This is high in fiber and nutrients.  If you have homemade stock (poultry or vegetable) and … Continue reading

Lemony Green Lentil and Arborio Rice Soup

One can never have too many versions of lentil soup.  Here’s one that will brighten a chilly day. I started this in the stove to saute the onions, then transferred it to the slow cooker and let it cook for … Continue reading

Cajun Meatball Fricassee

Meatballs in brown gravy.

The finished dish looks just like the Rice and Gravy I just posted, only, it’s full of yummy little meatballs.  Chris has been asking for this for some time now, so, since I was in a gravy-making mood, went ahead … Continue reading